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Martin_Luther_1483 - Martin Luther 1483-1546 Early years...

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Martin Luther 1483-1546 Early years and Initial Ideas Indulgences Controversy, 1517 Differences with Catholicism Early Years and Initial Ideas A lot of Luther’s writings came from his experiences Luther’s table talk -people took notes on what he talked about Born in Eisleben, Germany in 1483 His father was a miner Attended the University of Erfurt, planned on going to law school In 1505, Luther was caught in a thunderstorm -a bolt of lightning knocked him over -thought he was going to die -made a vow to St. Anne that if he lived he would go to a monastery instead of law school Enrolled in the Augustinian monastery in Erfurt The more he participated in the sacraments, the more he doubted he would be saved -he couldn’t get past the thought that he was a sinner Ruler of Saxony- Frederick the Wise -opened up a new university in Wittenberg, Germany -Luther taught the letters of St. Paul Luther had a new insight for the letters of Paul, especially for Romans 1:17
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course HIST 1003 taught by Professor Zucker during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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Martin_Luther_1483 - Martin Luther 1483-1546 Early years...

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